Dr. Bernadette Hightower-Hughes, MD

Dr. Bernadette Hightower-Hughes, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
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Dr. Bernadette Hightower-Hughes, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Sartell, MN. She has been practicing for 19 years.

2251 Connecticut Ave S

Sartell, MN 56377

Contact Information

(320) 253-5220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • 22 More

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Top Care Areas

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Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
very high
more than 92% of peers
C-Section
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Lichen Sclerosis Et Atrophicus
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

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Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Breastfeeding Counseling
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • da Vinci® Hysterectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Sisters Of Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hightower-Hughes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hightower-Hughes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hightower-Hughes to family and friends
2.8
based on 14 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Hightower-Hughes' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

St Cloud, MN |
I had to switch to another OB in another clinic late in my pregnancy because of her lack of concern for my high risk pregnancy. She acted like none of my concerns(Or the ones the hospital had) were valid even though I am high risk for life threatening complications during delivery and she...more
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in Holdingford, MN |
We had a horrible experience with her. We found out at 21 weeks that our baby no longer had a heartbeat and she was the doctor who told us and the doctor who was there for the weekend I was induced. She was flippant, made jokes while she told us our baby was gone, and totally disregarded my...more
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Saint Cloud, MN |
She was rude to my fiance and I. She acted as if she knew my personal life. Also told me that if I don't want kids I should be on birth control which didn't work for me before and due to my age can't get permanent birth control.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hightower-Hughes accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Hightower-Hughes has admitting privileges

St. Cloud Hospital
1406 6th Ave N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
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